London and Bangalore: Happiest Minds Technologies, a next-generation IT solutions & services company launched by Indian IT industry veteran Ashok Soota, inaugurated its office in Reading, the first in UK. Happiest Minds provides services and solutions around new disruptive technologies such as cloud computing, social media, mobility, security and analytics to customers globally. Its line of business encompasses IT Services, Infrastructure Support & Security and Software Product Engineering.
Happiest Minds has witnessed unprecedented resonance from customers and an experienced team is being built by hiring local talent in the region. Happiest Minds has also raised $45 million in funding led by Canaan Partners, Intel Capital and Ashok Soota & its founders.
“Establishing an official presence in the UK is a significant milestone in our global growth plans. We have acquired a prestigious client base in the first six months of operations and are actively using their valuable feedback to further build our technology and talent capabilities within the region.” said Mr. Ashok Soota, Executive Chairman, Happiest Minds Technologies Pvt. Ltd. “Our mission is to create Happiest People and Happiest Customers, this commitment drives every strategic decision that we make”.
Inaugurating the event Deborah Wharton – Business Director, Thames Valley Berkshire Local Enterprise Partnership said “It is excellent news that Happiest Minds Technologies has located to Reading, which has recently been named the “Micro City of the Future”. Within Berkshire we have a wealth of talent and with easy access to Heathrow our international hub, it makes it the best place to live and work and a fantastic place to do business. This is the ‘Silicon Valley of Europe’.”
Mike Heredia, Regional Manager at LogLogic said “I have every confidence that Happiest Minds will succeed in the UK. The team has a wealth of experience and enthusiasm to match – we look forward to working with them.”
Also adding to the inauguration of the UK office, David Janson, Regional Director, NetIQ said “With an experienced team and talented individuals, I am positive that Happiest Minds will be successful in the UK and will add great value to their customers”
“The UK is an integral part of the Happiest Minds’ strategy and we are pleased to be inaugurating the Reading office. We are looking forward to closely servicing our customers with the same excellence and innovation that we have been delivering to our existing clients around the world.” said Ganesh Narasimhaiya, Vice President and Country Head, Happiest Minds Technologies Pvt. Ltd.
In a short span of its operations, Happiest Minds has already gathered substantial business momentum with customer wins across the US, UK & India in Financial Services, Retail, CPG,
Technology, Telecom, Media & Entertainment and Travel industries.
About Happiest Minds Technologies Pvt. Ltd.
Happiest Minds was launched in August, 2011 by Ashok Soota and a team of industry experts, with the mission to create Happiest People and Happiest Customers.
Happiest Minds is a next gen IT solutions & services company, enabling organizations to capture the business benefits of emerging technologies of cloud computing, social media, mobility solutions, business intelligence, analytics and unified communications. Happiest Minds offers high degree of skills, IPs and domain expertise across a set of focused areas that include IT Services, Software Product Engineering, Infrastructure Management, Security, Testing and Consulting. Happiest Minds focus industries include Retail, CPG, Technology, Banking and Financial Services, Travel & Transportation, Manufacturing and Media & Entertainment. Solution focus areas are Multi-channel commerce, Demand driven supply chain.
Happiest Minds secured a $45 million Series A funding led by Canaan Partners, Intel Capital, Ashok Soota and supported by its founders.
For further information, please contact:
Happiest Minds (UK)
Contact No: +44 7832356529
Happiest Minds (India)
Contact No: +91 9886891661
Gutenberg Communications (UK)
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Gutenberg Communications (India)
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